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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Project Manager

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

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Who is L3 Communication Systems-West (L3 CSW)?

With over 3400 employees, we are one of Utah’s top employers. Our smart devices send mission-critical data into armed conflicts to help our troops stay safe by staying in touch with key information.  We’ve taken large communications systems—ground based, mobile, satellite, surveillance and reconnaissance—and developed new ways to make them smaller and more capable. 

Why should you work at L3 CSW?

Not only can you make life-saving differences for our troops, but at L3 CSW, you can have a flexible work schedule, buy up to 80 hours of additional vacation, access our on-site health clinic, work out in our on-site fitness center, eat in our on-site cafes with healthy food discounts, ride our shuttles or bicycles around our campus, take advantage of our tuition reimbursement, access L3 Perks, and so much more!

Who works at L3 CSW?

We are committed to diversity in every aspect of our business. Our inclusive culture welcomes all employees and values their unique contributions to our success. For L3 CSW, diversity enhances our business.

Are you ready to be L3 CSW?

Join us as we keep our nation and troops safe by providing life-saving solutions for use on sea, land, air, and space.


We are seeking a Project Manager, responsible for supporting Government Property projects by planning, executing, and finalizing various projects from beginning to end, and according to strict deadlines and budget.


Define, develop, and implement all aspects of the project management plan in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders

Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents

Negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company and determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle

Identify problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual or technical specifications

Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel and identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner

Coordinate cross-functional teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget

Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to the customer and business unit on a regular basis; track project milestones and deliverables

Monitor adherence to plans and schedules, establish priorities among assigned projects and forewarn personnel of upcoming projects and events

Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management


Education / Certification

High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Bachelor’s degree in business management is preferred

PMP certification required

Knowledge / Experience

At least five years of experience in project management required.

FAR and DFARS background is strongly preferred

SAP ECC background is strongly preferred

Experience with Department of Defense, Manufacturing and/or construction management preferred

Ability to obtain a Security Clearance may be required depending on assigned program 

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L-3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks. 




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9 days 23 hours ago

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.


Project Manager L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
L-3 is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.